Table 1 Overall characteristics of patients with MP bronchiolitis

From: Bronchiolitis Associated With Mycoplasma Pneumoniae in Infants in Suzhou China Between 2010 and 2012

Characteristics No. of patients (%)
Age  
 <6 months 22 (8.9)
 6 months–1 year 56 (23.9)
 1–2 years 36 (18.6)
Sex  
 Male 60 (51.7)
 Female 56 (48.3)
Fever (°C)  
 <38 1 (5.6%)
 38–39 5 (13.1%)
 >39 32 (37.2%)
Symptom  
 Cough 116 (100)
 Wheezing 116 (100)
 Tachypnea 13 (11.2)
 Dyspnea 13 (11.2)
 Vomiting/diarrhea 33 (28.4)
Physical examination  
 Lung wheezing rales 89 (76.7)
 Lung crackles 9 (7.8)
SaO2 < 90% 7 (6)
Lab test  
 WBC (×109/l) 7.7 ± 3.5
 CRP (mg/L) 8.5 ± 3.8
 Blood platelet counts > 400 × 109/l 79 (68.1)
 ALT↑ 30 (25.8)
 CK-MB↑ 41 (35.5)
Abnormal chest X-ray  
 Interstitial infiltration 77 (66.4)
 Patchy shadows 14 (12.1)
 Emphysema 19 (16.4)
  1. Data are expressed as number of patients (%) unless otherwise indicated.
  2. WBC, white blood cell counts; CRP, C-reactive protein; ALT, alanine transaminase; CK-MB, creatine kinase-MB.